Now, the team reports the discovery of a second galaxy in this class, residing in the same group. “Discovering a second galaxy with very little to no dark matter is just as exciting as the initial discovery of DF2,” Yale University’s Professor Pieter van Dokkum. ” “Ironically, the lack of dark matter in these UDGs strengthens the dark matter theory. ” “The discovery of these galaxies is difficult to explain in theories that change the laws of gravity on large scales as an alternative to the dark matter hypothesis. A Second Galaxy Missing Dark Matter in the NGC 1052 Group.
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